Histopathology

My lab: the cancer biomarkers team

Ruth Riisnaes gives a guided tour of her lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton.

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

NHS workforce boost planned

Health Education England (HEE) has published a long-awaited plan for how to tackle staffing issues in NHS cancer services.

NI members win award

IBMS members were among the award winners at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards for Northern Ireland.

Predicting breast cancer risk

Professor Gareth Evans explains his test for genetic breast cancer, which could reduce unnecessary pre-emptive mastectomies.

State-of-the-art scanner

Patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will be the first in the world to benefit from two new state-of-the-art SPECTCT machines, which will offer the most advanced CT competences to accurately localise areas of disease.

Early cancer diagnosis study

Cancer patients are five times more likely to have surgery to remove their tumour, and less likely to have chemotherapy, if diagnosed at the earliest stage compared to the latest stage, according to new figures.

My histopathology lab

Jo Horne, an Advanced Practitioner Healthcare Scientist, gives a guided tour of her histopathology lab, which is part of the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Ovarian cancer blood test screening

A study led by University College London says that women at risk of ovarian cancer should have a blood test every four months.

Tissue sharing: Scheme gets traction

More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed to reduce the number of animals needed for biomedical research.

MASS FATALITY PLANNING FOR THE UNKNOWN

Over recent years there seems to have been an increase in major incidents. Alongside a range of natural disasters... 

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